The year 2020 is the hottest in the Antarctic Peninsula in the past three decades, a study said
A study by the University of Santiago de Chile out found that between January-August, temperatures reached between 2-3°C on the peninsula, which is the northernmost part of mainland Antarctica.
As reported by Phys.org, Those temperatures are “more than 2 degrees Celsius over typical values,” climatologist Raul Cordero said in a statement released by the Chilean Antarctic Institute (INACH).
“In the far northern tip of the Antarctic Peninsula, the average maximum temperature so far this year has been above 0 degrees. This had not happened for 31 years,” Cordero added.